In a decision with potentially large ramifications, New York Federal Judge LaShann DeArcy Hall won't dismiss a libel suit against "Shitty Media Men" creator Moira Donegan.
Explaining, the judge says it is possible that Donegan created the entry herself. The judge believes that Elliott should be able to explore whether the entry was fabricated. Accordingly, discovery proceeds, which will now put pressure on Google to respond to broad subpoena demands. The next motion stage could feature a high-stakes one about the reaches of CDA 230.
In 1717, George 1 of England and his buddies went out on the Thames to hear music written especially for the occasion by his court composer, George Frederick Handel. It lasts for about an hour, and it’s all wonderful, but this is my very favorite part. It’s difficult to know this, because I grew up with it, but I think that on hearing it for the first time the natural response would be “Let me guess … 18th-Century England?”